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Tel +44 (0) 20 7300 4986 Fax +44 (0) 20 7300 7100 Email Robert Download vCard
5 New Street Square
London EC4A 3TW
United Kingdom
DX 41 London

Robert is a corporate lawyer specialising in M&A. He advises companies and private equity houses and will represent companies at all stages of their development whether they be large multinationals or younger growing businesses. He frequently acts for sellers of businesses on their exits as well as corporates and private equity houses implementing buy and build strategies. He acts for both domestic and international companies making acquisitions and is the partner who leads the China Group in the UK, helping many Chinese State Owned Enterprises and other large Chinese and South East Asian companies expand internationally. Robert regularly helps Asian buyers on the corporate aspects of real estate acquisitions. He also has many years of experience advising on IPOs and other listed company transactions on both the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange and AiM.


Access UK Enterprise software
Allocate Software Healthcare Software
Chinese State Owned Telecoms Company Telecoms
Creo Medical Group plc Medical technology and devices
Attraqt Group E-commerce software
Genesco Inc Shoe retailer
Protocol Group PE owned provider of lecturer and training in the education sector


Since 2005 Partner
1994 - 2005 Partner at Fenners and subsequently Maclay Murray Spens
1991 - 1994 Associate at Travers Smith Braithwaite
1987 - 1991 Trainee/associate at Linklaters


1989 Admission as a lawyer in England & Wales MA (Law) from Trinity College Cambridge



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